Careers with the State of Minnesota Department of Corrections

It's vital that the workforce in all levels of government is representative of the diversity of our great state. Take a look at these open positions and apply or share with others who may be interested. Here are some great opportunities from the Minnesota Department of Corrections. Read more
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NEWS: St. Cloud's Ebola response: Get facts, send food

St. Cloud Times | Mark Sommerhauser Alfreda Daniels was in Liberia when the Ebola virus outbreak that is ravaging the region was in its infancy. Daniels, a St. Cloud State University student and Liberian native, said many people there didn't take... Read more
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NEWS: Rochester Fire Department seeks diversity

PostBulletin.com | Rachel Leingang The Rochester Fire Department knows it has a diversity problem. Of its 104 employees, 96 are white males. "We've advertised (open positions), and we've been pretty much a failure," said Fire Chief Greg Martin of the department's attempt to attract more minority and female candidates. The department... Read more
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COBM Mankato Community Presentation

Here is a presentation that was part of Saturday's Mankato Community Meeting. Read more
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Rally to Support West Africa & End Ebola

Rally with us on Thursday October 30 @ 6pm at the Federal Courthouse in Downtown Minneapolis,on the corner of 4th St and 4th Ave. We can do something! We can urge the US and the West to speed up its response and save West African lives by "any means necessary" Endorsed... Read more
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Update on the Rally for Foster Care and Adoption Initiative

The Rally Recruitment Kick-off on September 13th at the Selby Jazz Fest was successful. Over 137 surveys were completed, and over 60 people signed up for more information. We are asking your support of the Initiative goals to help recruit foster/adoptive/kinship families for African American children currently in out of home... Read more
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NEWS: Sudanese meet with city, state leaders

KIMT.com | By Jeron Rennie AUSTIN, Minn. – A community meeting with aims to strengthen ties between different cultures took place Sunday. City and state leaders in Austin met with members of the Sudanese population in the area. They shared thoughts and concerns coming from the community members. Included were an... Read more
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Mankato Community Meeting

Join the Council on Black Minnesotans’ Mankato Committee for a community meeting to discuss local issues, community priorities our plan to go to the Capitol on January 15, 2015. This will be a great opportunity for community members to participate and to learn how to get involved in the work of... Read more
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COBM St. Cloud Community Presentation

Here is a presentation that will be part of tomorrow's St. Cloud Community Meeting. Read more
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Upcoming St. Cloud Council Community Meeting

Please Join Us On October 18th at the St. Cloud Library from 1-3pm! We will discuss our community priorities and our plan to go to the Capitol on January 15, 2015. We will be actively meeting with our local state Representative, Congressmen and other local governments officials, and businesses leading up to this meeting.... Read more
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